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HISTORY
5000 years of proud Irish history.

 

MUSIC
The native music, song and dance of Ireland are to be found in every corner of the land.

 

TRADITIONS
From literature to Christmas to weddings, the Irish have centuries of tradition.

 

ART
From the ancient Book of Kells to modern post-industrial, Ireland's art scene has always been rich and varied.

 

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Trad Music Queen Josephine Marsh

Trad music queen Josephine Marsh

She's been called 'a truly great traditional accordion player of individual style, grace and spirit' in a country which boasts of an excess of truly great and highly rated traditional musicians. More >>>

St. Patrick

St. Patrick and the Irish conversion

The Patron Saint of Ireland drove the snakes from the entire island and used the shamrock to explain the Trinity.
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100% Irish-3 CD Set


100% Irish-3 CD Set From the contemporary rhythms of Riverdance and Lord of the Dance to the traditional songs of Ireland's best-loved balladeers, here are 36 songs by such renowned Irish artists as the Dublin City Ramblers, Dolores Keane and Paddy Reilly.
 

Bodhran Drums - Celtic Cross


Bodhr�n Drums - Celtic Cross The Irish heartbeat! These traditional drums, artfully decorated with Celtic designs, are handcrafted from goatskin and beechwood. Can be played with knuckles or a wooden beater (included). From Ireland. 18"
 

Spotlight

Travel IRISH REBEL
Michael Collins was a leader in the fight for independence.

 

Travel BUILT IN BELFAST
At least her voyage started off well. The Titanic.

 

Travel BRIAN BORU
Was he the last great high king of Ireland?

 

Music THE RED ROSE
John Lavery's Irish pound note.

 

Travel IRISH LEADER
New York-born Eamon DeValera lead the Republic.